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This is what I fitted. Straight swap, tank bolts loosened but not removed and some skinned knuckles but done in about 15 minutes and massively louder. The plug is the same so no splicing or changing of connectors.
Thank a bunch, I'm gonna give this a try. Too embarrassed to honk with the standard horn!
 

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Swapped my horn out today. I went for Zanderk's solution in the end, coz I like easy and coz I couldn't bear the thought of something not new and shiny on my bike :)

From my point of view the new horn sounds much better, but I don't think it's actually any louder. It's just a much nicer tone. In fact I just checked specs on the web and it looks like both the stock horn (Clarton E9) and the one I bought (Fiamm Am80SL) are rated the same at 107 db.

While I was at it I looked up the Denali soundbomb mini, which is a fair bit louder at 113 db, and the Denali soundbomb which must be loud as balls at 120 db!

Maybe useful info for others considering this mod.
 

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I have also taken the Zanderk route. I had a pair of Fiamm hi and lo tone horns on the Triumph powered by a relay so I used one of these. Though I didn't have Zanderk's patience to fit the Fiamm in place of the oem unit. I just used the bracket that came with the Fiamm as there is a convenient hole in the frame and left the factory horn in place.
One small advice from my personal experience, be very careful now about water getting into the horn. If yours is like mine the "ear" of the horn is now angled slightly upwards, and water collects there after a wet ride or washing the bike. If water is sitting in there the sound is affected and it will trash the horn very quickly.
 
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